Tag Archives: India

Shame: Middle class India duping domestic help of Rs 18,000 cr every yr

http://www.firstpost.com/blogs/-1156783.html Jay Mazoomdaar makes an interesting point but his assumptions or lack thereoff, create a few problems. First of all he clubs together some 300 million Indians into a single category called “middleclass” and does not mention or take into account financial disparities in this group, which includes people earning anything from a few tens… Read More »

Tolerating Nutcases like Asaram Bapu

I heard about yet another nutcase today. This one is called Asaram Bapu and he goes around calling himself a “Godman”, which is “polite speak” for conman, thug and all manner of dirt. This chappie seems to have a good long history of wrong doing, thereby proving that not only is he a nutcase conman… Read More »

Startup – Easy HR World

I recently came across a new start-up – Easy HR World. They describe themselves as follows: Easy HR is a simple and intuitive way to manage the Human Capital of an organisation. It provides intuitive employee records, leaves, expenses, payroll, knowledge management, making it very easy to manage. Though I could not find any further… Read More »

How new PF norms will hurt take-home pay

Increased contribution to Provident Fund to reduce take-home pay of Employees The Employee Provident Fund Office (EPFO), which is under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, has issued a circular on November 30th 2012, which deals with the components of salary to be included while calculating PF contribution. While the circular is mainly aimed at… Read More »

Ganapatipule Vacation – Nov 2012

We visited Ganapatipule, a temple town and beach resort on the Konkan coast of Maharastra. Ganapatipule is located about 350 km south of Mumbai in the Ratnagiri district famous for it’s “Apus” mangos (Alphanso). The Lord Ganesh of Ganapatipule is the “Paschim Dwardevta”, Western Sentinel God of India. The temple is built into a hill… Read More »